Deadlines

CBC Radio Submissions

Deadline:   OPEN DEADLINE

How can I share my music with CBC audiences? CBC is no longer accepting hard copy CDs to the music library. Interested in sharing your music with them? There are two ways to do so! Via theCBCMusic Library by emailing music.library@cbc.ca Please indicat…

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Big Winter Classic 2019

January 24 - 27, 2019

Deadline: September 25, 2018  

“BIG Winter Classic was born out of an idea to celebrate Calgary year-round, not just in the fleeting summer months. Arts, music local beer and YOU collide at BIG Winter Classic for a four-day winter wonderland weekend. We take the best and funnest peo…

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FACTOR Juried Sound Recording, or Artist Development

Deadline: September 27, 2018  

FACTOR’s Juried Sound Recording (JSR) program contributes toward the cost of acquiring, producing and marketing a full length album. Submissions are assessed by an independent jury of music industry professionals. The JSR program funds a portion of the…

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STORYHIVE

Deadline: October 2, 2018  

STORYHIVE is one of the few music video programs that makes funding accessible for creative projects for emerging musicians in B.C. and Alberta. It’s a unique program that supports underserved communities and diverse creators that can positively impact…

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Unsigned Only Music Competition

Deadline: October 10, 2018  

“Unsigned Only is a unique annual international music competition designed for solo artists, bands, and singers who are not signed to a major label record company or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, or imprints. The goal of Unsigned Only is to find…

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SoundOff Summit Festival

February 20 - 23, 2019

Deadline: October 19, 2018  

Music Calgary presents its fifth edition of SoundOff Summit. SoundOff Summit welcomes local, national and international industry professionals for a series of talks, special events and Calgary musician showcases across venues in Calgary. SoundOff Summi…

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2019 SXSW SHOWCASE APPLICATIONS

March 8 - 17, 2019

Deadline: October 25, 2018  

EARLY SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 11:59PM PT FINAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 11:59PM PT. SXSW, taking place in Austin, Texas from March 8 – 17, is best known for its conference and festivals that celeb…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS – Community Performing Arts Organizations Operating Funding

Deadline: November 1, 2018  

This grant provides annual funding to eligible not-for-profit community organizations that self-create and self-produce performing art productions. To be eligible for Community Performing Arts Organizations operating funding, you must: be engaged in cr…

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Edmonton Music Prize 2018

Deadline: November 2, 2018  

This is the sixth year for the Edmonton Music Prize, a $12,000 annual cash prize to recognize Edmonton-based musicians or musical collectives that have released a recording in the past 18 months. The award is sponsored by the City of Edmonton through t…

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2019 JUNO Awards Submissions

2019

Deadline: November 9, 2018  

“The JUNO Awards are more than just an award show. They’re a celebration of excellence in Canadian music. If you submit your music to the JUNO Awards, you’re likely to win more than just a shiny new piece of hardware for your mantle. Your music will be…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS – Arts Presenting Project Funding

Deadline: November 22, 2018  

This funding supports the public presentation of professional artists by reimbursing a portion of professional artists’ fees for the preceding year. To be eligible for this funding, applicants must be one of the following: registered not-for-profit org…

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FOCUS Wales 2019

May 16 - 18, 2019

Deadline: December 1, 2018  

 Wrexham, Wales One of the world’s leading showcase events’ Drowned in Sound ‘One of the UK’s best festivals – showcase or otherwise’ Gigwise ‘FOCUS Wales is a truly special event’ BBC Radio Wales ‘Forward thinking welsh music industry showcase’ Metro…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS – Organizations: Arts Project Funding

Deadline: December 3, 2018  

This funding assists not-for-profit organizations by providing a grant for a specific arts project. This grant stream also provides project support for leadership development, capacity building and partnerships that enhance the promotion and support of…

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Noise Pop Festival

Feb 25 – Mar 03, 2019

Deadline: January 4, 2019  

San Francisco, California, USA Now in its 27th year, Noise Pop is San Francisco’s premiere celebration of independent music, film, and art. The festival attracts over 20,000 independent music fans and scores of bands each year to San Francisco. Over 15…

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CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK 2019

May 6 - 12, 2019

Deadline: January 7, 2019  

EARLY SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, November 5, 2018 FINAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  Monday, January 7, 2019 “Each year Canadian Music Week attracts hundreds of artists and industry from around the world to gather in Toronto, ON for an entire week of live m…

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The Great Escape 2019

May 9 - 11, 2019

Deadline: February 11, 2019  

“Artist Registration for The Great Escape 2019 is now officially open. Whether you are a band, singer-songwriter, DJ, collective or duo, it doesn’t matter, we want to hear from you.” If you are interested in submitting your act for consideration, you c…

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2019 East Coast Music Conference (ECMC)

May 9 - 12, 2019

Deadline: February 28, 2019  

Norfolk, Virginia, USA “The East Coast Music Conference is May 9 – 12, 2019 in Norfolk Virginia. The ECMC is truly a new type of conference in terms of access, technology, the opportunity for musicians at all levels, and bringing artists together with…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS – Music Individual Project Funding

Deadline: March 1, 2019  

This funding provides up to $15,000 to support the development of individual Alberta artists, arts administrators, or an ensemble of artists by providing funding for a specific music project. MORE INFO

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS – Artist Manager Program Funding

Deadline: March 1, 2019  

This funding supports the development of individual Alberta artist-managers and/or self-managed artists by providing up to $7,500 for one eight-week professional development program per deadline, delivered by Canada’s Music Incubator (CMI) in Toronto o…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS – Cultural Relations Individual Project Funding

Deadline: March 31, 2019  

This funding provides travel costs associated with professional presentations outside of Alberta, where the artists have been formally invited by the presenter to represent Alberta or Canada to promote Alberta art. The AFA may offer a maximum of $50,00…

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